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Porfimer sodium, sold as Photofrin, is a photosensitizer used in photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy and for palliative treatment of obstructing ...


Aug 2, 2017 ... PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) for Injection is a photosensitizing agent used in the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors and of high-grade ...


It is the first drug to be approved in the use of photodynamic therapy in the United States. Synonyms. Porfimer natrium. Porfimer sodico. Porfimère sodique.


PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) INJECTION. Initial U.S. Approval: 1995 ..... elimination of porfimer sodium leading to higher rates of toxicity. Patients with severe ...


Porfimer sodium is the only photosensitive drug currently used for PDT in the United States and activates at wavelengths 515 and 630 nm. The general ...


Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Photofrin (porfimer), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy ...


When absorbed by cancer cells and exposed to light, porfimer sodium becomes active and kills the cancer cells. It is a type of photodynamic therapy agent.


Porfimer | C68H74N8O11 | CID 57166 - structure, chemical names, physical and chemical properties, classification, patents, literature, biological activities, ...